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The Sow's Ear Cafe

2248 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-3018
+1 805-927-4865
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“bread” (78 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2248 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-3018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I'd give one star but some people don't believe the 1 star ratings. First, a cup of soup arrived with soup splattered all over the side and saucer. The only part of the famous potted bread that was edible was the top crust. The rest...More

Thank anniej9009
Reviewed 4 days ago

We ordered the chicken fried steak and the Red Snapper Santa Fe, and both were excellent. The chicken fried steak was unlike any I'd had before with a delicious gravy. The red snapper was cooked perfectly. The waiter was excellent. This was a very enjoyable...More

Thank Suzan1028
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You will never have a bad meal here. Flower pot bread is awesome! This is our go to place for dinner every time we are in Cambria.

Thank pattyf207
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little quaint restaurant. I had the pot roast-delicious! They open at 5:00 for dinner. Make sure you make a reservation. Great place for a nice dinner. Not good for big groups.

Thank Franklin W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A cozy little place to eat. From the pictures I assumed it would be more casual. When we arrived it was a little more fancy than I assumed and we felt underdressed. Very cozy and quaint. The food was delicious. They bring out very soft,...More

Thank Jrg199
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food, the service, and the cozy ambiance make this place a real gem in Cambria. The short ribs were so tender and tasty. My friends raved about the Fisherman’s Stew and rack of lamb. A fine bottle of wine we brought was quickly opened,...More

Thank jimpD4831TK
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here around 7:00 in a Saturday night. We made reservations and I’m glad we did because while they were not packed, they clearly want you to have a reservation. as we entered the building the specials board caught my attention with Filet...More

Thank BobbieJean2010
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Food was good not great and pricey. 5 of us dined here and had everything from beef stroganoff, short ribs, halibut, pork and pot roast. Appetizer of Brie was great. Casual to slightly dressy atmosphere.

Thank LindaModesto
Reviewed 4 April 2018

We had a very nice meal on a cold night. We were seated across from the fire place, a very nice touch. The service was friendly, helpful and not at all pushy. The food was wonderful. The braised short rib was cooked perfect and fell...More

Thank GRS-SJS
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We ate there on our 48th Anniversary and as always enjoyed our meal from the“bread in a post” to our surprise dessert ...a cheesecake with chocolate sauce for our Anniversary! Our service was awesome and the meals were scrumptious! Try the chicken fried steak with...More

1  Thank ldlindauer
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dustyrhoades
10 January 2017|
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Response from mjke1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, I called The Sow's Ear tonight; they are not set up to take online reservations. You can call them at 805/927-4865. If you call before they open at 5:00PM, you can leave a message and they will call you back... More
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eericclark
26 October 2016|
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Response from KaarnEgge | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, you'll have to call the restaurant. Good luck.
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eericclark
26 October 2016|
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Response from PABernard | Reviewed this property |
No, I do not think they are open....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 30
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2248 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-3018
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cambria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-927-4865
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